Norma Gene ‘Jeanie’ Gale (nee Lemke)

Norma Gene “Jeanie” Gale (Nee Lemke) of Sparta, formerly of Waukesha, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, July 3, 2016, at age 74 at Marquardt Village in Watertown.

She was born in Medford, the youngest daughter of Martin and Esther Lemke. She was married on September 7, 1963, to Jack Gale. Norma worked at HUSCO International until her retirement in 2004. They retired to Sparta.

Norma was the loving mother of Wanda (John) Sajdowitz of Waukesha, Tracy (Donald) Shine of Watertown and Jack Gale Jr. (Terry) of Camp Douglas; loving grandmother of Amanda, Thomas, Joseph, Saidee, Jeanie, Mickalla, Miranda, Sarah, Logan, Mason and Aurora; and loving great-grandmother to Charlotte Jean and Grace Colleen.

She is also survived by family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jack; daughter Colleen “Kelly”; her parents; and all of her siblings, William Lemke, Eldean Brown, Bernice Yeager, Juanita Krueger, Ivabella Smith and Darlene Polinske.

No services will be held per Norma’s request.